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Trigger Finger Release Surgery

Also known as: Trigger Finger release surgery, triggering finger release

Trigger Finger release surgery is a surgical procedure used to treat trigger finger, a condition in which the finger or thumb becomes stuck in a bent position. The surgery involves cutting the tendon that keeps the finger bent, which allows the finger to be straightened out and prevents it from getting stuck again.

OVERVIEW

How much does Trigger Finger Release Surgery cost?

Surgical Time

30 mins

Cost

From £3500

Day Case

Yes

Anaesthetic

Local anaesthetic

Time off work

2 week

Time before showering

10 days

WHY US

Why Choose Kliniken for Trigger Finger Release Surgery

Discuss your needs

Discuss your needs

Generous hour long consultations to discuss your needs

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Innovative approach

Innovative approach

Natural and innovative approach to treatments

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Helps you rest and recuperate

Helps you rest and recuperate

Country side and clean air helps you rest and recuperate

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Same clinician

Same clinician

Same clinician assigned to your from start to finish of the process

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Attentive care

Attentive care

Personalised and attentive care throughout the surgery

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Privacy and Discretion

Privacy and Discretion

Privacy and discretion of our clients is paramount

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WHO WE ARE

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Patients can typically have Trigger Finger release performed and go home the same day. Patients have the procedure under local anaesthetic. An incision is made at the base of the finger of the affected digit. This allows for the A1 pulley (a tight band that helps the finger to bend) to be cut and so free the tendon that has the swelling (flexor tendon). The skin is closed with non-dissolving stitches & hand dressed to protect the wound, but free enough to use when absolutely needed.

Patients who commonly wake in the morning and notice their finger (any digit) being held in a bent position & feel resistance to straighten the finger by itself, therefore needing to use the other hand to do this (Triggering of the finger). 

The finger tends to straighten with a bit of a snap. These patients may have had other treatments previously with an unsuccessful outcome.

When patients come into the clinic, our UK-trained plastic surgeon makes a full assessment of the patient.  

This includes any relevant history, including reasons for surgery and a thorough examination of the affected hand & the other side.

Part of this process is explaining to the patients what can be done, why, and what to expect, based on each patients’ anatomy and suitability for surgery.

Following the surgical release of the trigger finger, the finger will be moving freely in the theatre where it is checked.  

There will be swelling with the anaesthetic, but the patient will be pain-free.  

Immediately after surgery, each patient is seen by the senior physiotherapist who specialises in hand surgery patients, where they are given advice for what to look out for, what to expect and what can be done including exercise to help with rehabilitation.  

Patients can contact their team if they have any questions.

Patients are seen 10 days after surgery when the wounds are checked and stitches removed when the same physiotherapist will go through the exercises to help with rehabilitation after surgery.

Early on the finger may be straightened out without help. 

As time goes on, patients may find that they need to use the other hand to straighten the affected digit. 

Patients may have had tried anti-inflammatory medications (like Ibuprofen), rest, splints or steroid injections. 

If despite this, the symptoms of triggering are still present, surgery can be utilised.

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valerie reidvalerie reid
11:59 15 Nov 23
We were greeted very warmly and immediately offered coffee etc. The clinic is very modern and comfortable. Mr Kolar put me at ease and explained my procedure in great detail. I was given the opportunity to think about it, but I also had the chance to have the procedure done there and then, which I chose to do. It was all done quickly and calmly and we chatted throughout.I received a follow-up... call the following day to make sure all was well. An appointment had been made for the following week, and once again we were greeted with the offer of a hot drink. Even though we were early I was seen straight away. Basically I was very happy with my treatment and pleased with the outcome.Valerie Reidread more
carol walkercarol walker
19:06 10 Nov 23
After many years and many hours spent on the internet researching Deep Plane Face and Necklift I knew that was the only surgery I wanted but finding a surgeon that actually does perform this operation - not their variation of it - proved difficult. I booked with a clinic in London though I very much wanted one nearer home I thought that was my only option. Then something came up on social media... about Kliniken in Harrogate and I decided I would go for an initial consultation, thank goodness I did as I found exactly what I was looking for!! No hard sell from my consultant Mr Kolar just fact based information and I knew that this was the surgeon I wanted to carry out my procedure. I immediately felt welcome and wasn't rushed to commit though I knew within the first few minutes my search had ended!! The clinic is tucked away in the country outside of the main town and there's a definite air of relaxation from the moment you step inside. I gave myself several months as I wanted to make sure no pressing matters other than looking after myself both before and after. So I'm just over three weeks post op and I couldn't be happier with everything from start to finish.read more
Lynn HillLynn Hill
06:49 15 Jun 23
The setting is amazing, calm, with easy access and parking. The whole team is focused on your well being and inspires confidence. The care is excellent from reception, consultation, procedure, to post operative and follow up. I can’t praise them enough. Thank you Kliniken!
Alex DodererAlex Doderer
19:04 08 Jun 23
Darcy RutherfordDarcy Rutherford
14:42 05 Apr 23
I cannot thank the team at Kliniken and Dr Kolar enough. My ears have always been a huge insecurity, and getting them pinned back was something I had wanted to do for a long time.Mr Kolar explained the procedure in detail throughout consultations, and the surgery went very smoothly. Everyone has been so helpful and welcoming, especially Madeleine and Davide who have answered any queries.I am so... happy with my ears now after the otoplasty, and this is all thanks to Dr Kolar and the Kliniken team. I highly recommend them!read more
Midlife and BeyondMidlife and Beyond
17:14 30 Mar 23
What a pleasure it has been getting to know Mallappa Kolar and the entire staff working within Kliniken. Mallappa has an incredible way of making you feel comfortable, which relaxed me, straightaway. At the initial consultation. Malappa fully explained the Ultra Pulse CO2 laser process to me, showing me detailed pictures of before, during and after treatment. So, I was fully aware of what to... expect.On the day of my treatment, and whilst having my surgery, Malappa and the team put me completely at ease. The care and attention I received was exemplary.Following my treatment, the aftercare I would receive was thoroughly explained to me and delivered to specification - with regular follow up calls from the team to check on my progress and wellbeing, which I found to be very reassuring.A month on from my surgery, and I can honestly say Mallappa did an excellent job from the beginning to the very end, and I highly recommend this treatment.I am so happy with the results and have since received many compliments on my appearance and how fresh my skin looks! I can certainly see a difference. I am 62 years old, and I have been told that I look at least ten years younger! I am so pleased!read more
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